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Assistant Preschool Teacher- Infant/Toddler - Prodigy

Company: Charter Schools USA
Location: Kissimmee
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESAssist in the development and implementation of lesson plan activitiesAssess and observe children on a daily basisAdjust learning goals for each child as neededMaintain a healthy and safe environmentCollaborate with co-teacher and other staff membersCommunicate with teachers, staff and parents in a professional mannerAssist with creating classroom newslettersAssist with classroom documentationAssist with creating and maintaining classroom and children's portfoliosBe familiar with Early Childhood theorists and philosophies such as Piaget, Vygotsky, Reggio Amelia, Montessori and others.Participate in at least 25 hours of professional development per yearMAY PERFORM OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED DISCLAIMERThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGEAs a member of the teaching team you will:Communicate with co-teacher and other staff members on a daily basisMentor and train new staff as neededCollaborate with other staff members to plan activitiesLead by example in the classroom and schoolEnsure children's safety and well-being at all timesParticipate in ongoing professional developmentBe a team player and an active, engaged member of the teaching staffCommunicate with parents daily regarding the child's progress and developmentMaintain a positive can-do attitudeMaintain accreditation and state childcare standardsUphold company vision and mission at all timesJOB REQUIREMENTSHigh school diploma/GEDCDA1-year experience working as lead teacher in a licensed childcare facilityMeets state childcare education requirementsKnowledge of infant/toddler developmentally appropriate practice (DAP)Familiar with NAEYC standardsFamiliar with continuity of careStrong organizational skillsAble to maintain professional composure during stressful situationsExcellent communication skills both written and verbalFamiliar with accreditation process - preferredCollege level coursework, Associate's or Bachelor's degree - preferredMust be able to sit, stand and walk for long periods of timeMust be able to lift 40lbsMust be 18 years of age or olderThe following childcare training courses must be completed within specified timeframes-Infant/Toddler Appropriate Practices - upon hireInfant sleep safety - upon hireShaken baby syndrome prevention training - upon hireFlorida early learning and developmental standards- Birth to kindergarten (2017) Online - upon hireFlorida early learning and developmental standards- Birth to kindergarten (2017) Instructor-Led - within 180 days of employmentSpecial Needs Appropriate Practices - within 90 days of employmentCPR and First Aid - within 90 days of employmentOther training requirements identified by leadership teamWORK ENVIRONMENTWhile performing the responsibilities of this position, the work environment characteristics listed below are representative of the environment the employee will encounter:Usual office working conditionsWork environment may be outside at times for playground monitoring and supervisionPHYSICAL DEMANDSMust be able to lift 40lbsStanding for long periods of timeSitting, kneeling and squatting, at children's levelWalking premises inside and outsideTravel within or outside of state.TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with Prodigy Learn LLC salary and benefit policy. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be those established by Prodigy Learn LLC.FLSA OVERTIME CATEGORYJob is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.EVALUATIONPerformance will be evaluated in accordance with Prodigy Learn LLC's policy.DECLARATIONThe Prodigy Learn LLC Human Resources Department retains the sole right and discretion to make changes to this job description. Any employee making changes unauthorized by Human Resources Department will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Keywords: Charter Schools USA, Kissimmee , Assistant Preschool Teacher- Infant/Toddler - Prodigy, Other , Kissimmee, Florida

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